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Best Civil Rights and Protest Songs

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Alex was asking about the classic “Civil Rights”:http://folkmusic.about.com/od/toptens/tp/CivilRightsSong.htm songs and of course _We Shall Overcome_ comes to mind. I didn’t realize that it was actually a relatively recent song that Pete Seeger adapted from a traditional gospel song and was originally from a melody called “No More Auction Block for Me” and the famous version…